Said Business School, University of Oxford

United Kingdom

Said Business School, University of Oxford

Said Business School, University of Oxford

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Said Business School blends the best of the new and the old. We are a vibrant and innovative business school, but we are also deeply embedded in an 800 year old university. We create programmes and ideas that have global impact.  We educate people for successful business careers, and as a community we seek to tackle world-scale problems. We deliver cutting-edge programmes and ground-breaking research that transform individuals, organisations, business practice, and society.

Entrepreneurship is a theme that permeates our programmes. It is the subject of formal modules in the MBA and EMBA programmes, and is explored and applied by the Entrepreneurship Centre and the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. You will have first-hand experience devising solutions to complex challenges, and take these skills into larger organisations, social enterprises, and even your own innovative businesses.

Individually, our faculty and alumni are at the forefront of their fields and provide intellectual leadership not only for businesses, but also for institutions such as the European Commission, the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the UK’s Behavioural Insight Team, and the World Bank. Through these and many other connections, we aspire to be the most influential institution of our kind in the world.

One year full-time MBA

We aim to provide the world’s future business leaders with the skills, knowledge, and personal qualities needed to meet the world-scale challenges of the 21st century.

Our world is unprecedentedly complex, connected, and fragile. Our trust in institutions and each other is under intense pressure. Our energy, food and water security, our aging populations, the explosion in stored data – these all require managers and leaders of unusual ability, sophistication and integrity. This environment needs individuals who can inspire and influence a wide range of stakeholders, and who can demonstrate responsible leadership in the face of complex and often forgotten conflicting interests and our MBA programme will equip you with these skills.

Programme Info

Type of Course: 
• One-year Full-time MBA
• Full-time MBA 3rd in the UK, 23rd in the world 
Starting Dates:
• One-year Full-time MBA: September 2016
Length of Course:
• Full Time: 12 months
Application Deadlines
9 Sept 2016, 28 Oct 2016, 6 Jan 2017, 17 Mar 2017, 5 May 2017, 9 June 2017

Student Body

Number of nationalities:54
Percentage of international students: 95%
• Central Asia – 1%
• Eastern Europe – 2%
• Middle East – 2%
• South East Asia – 3%
• Africa – 5%
• Latin America and Caribbean – 6%
• Oceania – 6%
• Western Europe – 11%
• East Asia – 13%
• South Asia – 25%
• North America – 26%

Men/Women Ratio: 69:31
Age Range: 22 -39
Average Age: 28
Length of Work Experience: Average 5.8 years


GMAT:  650
TOEFL 110 /IELTS 7.5
Two references
Written work (two essays)


Application fee: £150
Tuition fees Full-time MBA: £52,000
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance: Between £11,636 - £17,191


Address:  Said Business School, Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HP
Telephone: +44 (0)1865 288800
MBA program director: Kathy Harvey

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